Mom couldn’t find inclusive preschool for her child with special needs, so she opened one in El Paso By Samantha Pasillas – EL PASO – After her daughter was born five years ago with Down syndrome, local educator Kerry McKee began …

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In a major victory for Medicaid coverage of autism, a federal agency has directed the states to cover medically necessary treatments for autism for children and young adults, including behavioral health treatments such as Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). An estimated …

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Increases the risk of developmental delays and autism in children by two-thirds Exposure to several common agricultural pesticides during pregnancy increases the risk of developmental delays and autism in children by two-thirds, a new study found. While researchers did not …

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Adriana Mantilla knew traditional school settings weren’t working for her gifted but autistic son. Ten-year old Armando had tried a private school, but the staff didn’t have the expertise he needed. Public school classrooms were too big and distracting, the …

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A teacher handed police shocking secret footage which allegedly shows two colleagues slapping and choking a special needs student before knocking him off a chair. The video was filmed at Harper-Archer Middle School in Atlanta, Georgia, over four days by …

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Kristin Cavallari of MTV reality show fame and Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, have made a controversial decision regarding their one young child and their second, which Cavallari is carrying. At an appearance on Fox, Cavallari said she doesn’t intend …

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“Parenthood’s” Kristina Braverman of Berkeley, CA takes up a cause New Yorkers are becoming all too familiar with This season on “Parenthood,” as a bold and arguably impulsive response to their autistic teenage son’s struggles, fictional parents Adam and Kristina …

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